23 years after the original Sonic the Hedgehog video game, fast, handsome, and arrogant hero Sonic continues to fight his arch nemesis, Dr. Eggman. Along with Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and a new recruit named Sticks.
Roger Craig Smith,
Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekicks Tails and Knuckles the Echidna are determined to thwart a plan that would turn their Land of the Sky into the equivalent of The Land of Darkness, which ... See full summary »
Classic Sonic back to his dimension after the events of Sonic Forces. He discovers Eggman is collecting the Chaos Emeralds and already has four of them. Sonic must gather all the Chaos Emeralds before Eggman.
Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG tells the story of the world's speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination. The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.Written by
Tom's fellow officer, Wade, describes Robotnik and his government goons as being like the Men in Black, but less charming and likable than Will Smith. This is a reference to the original Men in Black movies from the '90s . See more »
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[Dr Robotnik chases Sonic through San Francisco]
Sonic the Hedgehog:
So why am I, an incredibly handsome boy in blue, being chased by a creep in a Civil War moustache? Well, let's say I've been running all my life. Am I going too fast? It's what I do. Let's go back!
[goes to Sonic's childhood]
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The stars in the Paramount logo are replaced with Sonic's rings, and is accompanied by an orchestral version of the "Green Hill Zone" music from Sonic's video games. See more »
It's not the next masterpiece of cinema, but I genuinely think it's an enjoyable watch if you don't go in expecting the stars.
I enjoyed it a lot more than I have a lot of other "Video-Game cash in movies" anyway. Yes, It's a genre that's been done a lot, but that doesn't make this film inherently bad.
It had some enjoyable moments in it.
I have immense amounts of respect for the crew who worked on this movie, due to how much the internet kicked up a storm and how they worked tirelessly to try re-jig the movie to make it work. That doesn't mean the movie is perfect, but the respect for the craft is there.
Long story short; It's not a perfect movie, but you can tell that effort was made in it's creation. Had some enjoyable moments and would definitely encourage people to watch.
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